Acting to End Traffic Violence: World Day of Remembrance is Sunday, Nov. 17th

As many Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving later this month, thousands of others are planning events throughout the county and around the globe to remember those who have been lost in traffic violence that often could have been prevented. On Sunday, November 17, events — both big and small — will be held in honor […]

World Day of Remembrance 2018

First We Remember, Next We Organize for Change, Safety Thousands of people across the nation gathered Sunday, November 18 at vigils, memorial walks and rallies as part of the annual International World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDoR2018). From Austin to San Jose to Chicago to Jersey City, those who led solemn sermons, […]

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018: Day of Action Calls Attention to Preventable Traffic Deaths Worldwide

For Immediate Release: Communities Across U.S., Globe Organize for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims Media Contacts: Veronica Vanterpool, Deputy Director, Vision Zero Network, veronica@visionzeronetwork.org Leah Shahum, Founder & Executive Director, Vision Zero Network, leah@visionzeronetwork.org November 15, 2018 – More than 1.3 million people are killed worldwide each year in traffic crashes, according […]

World Day of Remembrance is One Month Away – Take the Pledge

Photo source: worlddayofremembrance.org Thailand, WDR 2016 In one month—Sunday November 18, 2018– people around the world will unite in remembrance of those who have been killed or injured by vehicles on our roadways. In communities from Austin, Texas to those in Thailand, family members and friends, advocates, government and elected officials and NGO partners will […]

Demand Safety on November 19th: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Dylan Mitchell was a 21-year-old star athlete in San Francisco who was starting a career as an electrician, following in the footsteps of four generations of Mitchells. But on May 23, 2013, Dylan’s career and future were tragically cut short when he was struck and killed by a garbage truck driver while he commuted to […]

Communities to Stand Together for Safety November 19th

SAVE THE DATE: World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Victims 2017 As awareness of the alarming numbers of traffic deaths in the U.S. has spread across the country, so too have events commemorating the International World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Without a doubt, the majority of these tributes are organized by Vision […]

Communities Stand Together for Safety, Vision Zero

We are so pleased to witness the growing number of people that came together on Sunday, November 20th to participate in the International World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Not only are the number of communities participating growing, but we are also seeing greater diversity of organizations collaborating and even more creativity in memorializing those affected and working together for change. Bravo to the many community members and city leaders across the country who stepped forward to elevate the importance of this preventable health crisis taking 100 lives each day in this country.

Media Advisory: Speed Fatality Map Highlights Need to Slow Down

As the number of people dying in traffic crashes on American roadways has hit a tragic 50-year high, the call to manage speeds to save lives is stepped up today with the release of an interactive national Speed Fatality Map. Released by the Vision Zero Network and the National Coalition for Safer Roads, the map brings light to the thousands of speed-related deaths that could be prevented each year and strategies to save lives.